Peru's finance minister Castilla resigns: government source

Reuters News
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Posted: Feb 24, 2014 5:02 PM

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla is resigning and President Ollanta Humala is now considering "other options" to replace him, a government source said on Monday.

Castilla, a former World Bank economist and one of Humala's original cabinet picks, had remained in office after two and a half years and was widely praised by investors.

(Reporting By Marco Aquino, Writing by Mitra Taj; Editing by Chris Reese)